1. Homepage
  3. Warm Cranberry Dip

Warm Cranberry Dip

  • recipe image cover





Warm Cranberry Dip is ideal for impromptu entertaining or a pot luck event. It is naturally gluten free and has only six ingredients. It is a surprisingly delicious combination that results in people asking “What’s in this dip?” and “Can I have the recipe?” That’s why this is the perfect recipe to share with family and friends who are interested in making dishes to accommodate a gluten free diet.

The base is cream cheese and Miracle Whip that turns slightly pink with the addition of canned whole cranberry sauce. Toasted, slivered almonds add a nice crunch, feta boosts the cheesiness and green onions are a perfect savoury complement. Serve with gluten free crackers or a variety of nicely cut fresh vegetables.

Organize For Success – Warm Cranberry Dip

Every party has plenty of dips served with crackers, nachos and vegetables. But dips attract gluten containing crackers and are something to stay away from at a party. So take your own platter of veggies and dip, label it gluten free and put it away from the main table.

Another strategy is to make a few individual portions of dip in small ramekin dishes as well as the main dish. Bake them all together then set aside the ramekins, covered in foil, to stay warm and uncontaminated for those that really need gluten free. The big tray will go on the table for the crowd and no one needs to monitor who dips wheat crackers in it.

I’m not sure if it is the season or the can of cranberry sauce that makes me think of this recipe. I could make it from October right into the new year. Then by the end of January, when the last can of cranberries is gone, I won’t really think about cranberry recipes until fall. So add this Warm Cranberry Dip to your repertoire and let me know in the comments below if you like it or if someone asked you for the recipe.



1 cup Miracle Whip
250 g cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup feta cheese
1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/2 cup sliced green onions


Beat Miracle Whip and cream cheese together in an electric mixer until smooth.
Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Transfer to an oven proof serving dish.
Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 15 minutes. Serve warm with gluten free crackers and sliced raw vegetables.


Join our community to get your free ebook and stay up to date with our latest recipes and blog posts.